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TAGB EIGHT BLYTHEVTU.E (ARK.) COUHIEB NEWS TUE5DAT, AUGUST », 1949 Slaughter's Big Bat Buries Reds 9 to 3; Bums Tip Giants 2-1 Runs Hy int Krlchlrr (Auvibtrd Press Sports Writer) (Country) Slaughter, the St. Louis Cardinals' "hall player's ball player," is a living proof that baseball experts are a funny race. hi pre-season polls, the majoi'ily of scrilifls ignored St. Louis as a pennant threat because the Cards "were too old." Tliiis, without saying so, the pointed llio Slaughter, who at 33, was the oldest regular on the club Today, these same experts nre-' diet that the Cards will win Hie National League flag. Why? Because of the presence of (his same Ehos Slaughter. He's missed only tom games although at various stages of Ihe race, he's been plaened by a bad Three Softball Games Tonight Phillips Motor Nine To Meet Druggists In First Contest There'll be Hirer games In City Softball league action at Walker | Park tonisht. That is, two and part. of another, In the first game the Phillips M<y tor Company nine HOW THEY STAND AMERICAN' l.KACIJK hack, sore legs,,a stiff neck, a bruis- [ ed thigh, and a slight shoulder sep- : N<!w Yolk Bs aralion. I Cleveland 60 Slaughter's current batting aver-j Boston 51 of .331 is exceeded only by j Philadelphia SB Jackie Robinson's ,3B!. Rals In 6 Runs Knos enjoyed one of hi.s t "days" last night when he loped two home runs and drove in six runs to lead the Cards to a 9-3 victory over the Cincinnati Rfrts. The Redbirds needed the triumph to maintain their first place tie with Brooklyn, as the Dodgers already hart nipped the New York Giants. 2-1. The two contenders staiied the evening's activities deadlocked for the lead. Those were the only games played in the majors. Slaughter's one-ninn foray enabled Howie Poltet to register his 15th victory although he was touched up for a dozen hits. The Cards could get only five safeties off loser Kent Pelerson and three .successors, but took advantage of seven ' bases on baits. : Four straight walks in the fourth forced in a Cardinal rim across and lell the bases loaded. Country promptly unloaded them with his second four-bagger of the game and loth of the season. Slaughter hit bis flrst homer in the third with Nippy Jones aboard. Newcombe Hurls Well Big Don Newcotnbe pitched one of his best games of the year in subduing the Giants with four hits, for his IHh victory. 'Hie 1 Giant Negro righthander had a three-hit shutout until the ninth when \Vhitey Lockman sent his first serve over the right field screen to spoil the shutout bid. Jackie Robiusou was the big gun for the Dodgers. He slashed his 13th homer in the second and set the stage for the winning run in the' eighth with » single that sent Carl Pin-ilia to third. With, the bases loaded and two out, lojer Dave Kos- Ip walked pinch, hilfer Bruce 1 Ed- warris__i*-ivrce Furillo over Ihe plate. Detroit ! Chicago suest j Washington wal- | st. Lruis NATIONAL I ' Brooklyn , St. Louis ' New York ; ; fio.slon : Philadelphia • Pittsburgh Cincinnati i Chicago SOUTHERN LEAGUE W L Birmingham 68 43 Nashville 69 47 Mobile 60 New Orleans 60 Atlanta 55 Little Rock 51 Memphis 48 Chattanooga 45 meet the Owens Druggists in the Fordmen': and Druggists' last scheduled game of the season. And in the second, the Ark-Mo Kilowatters will meet the fillKcr at Blytheville jaycces in a regular seven-inning affair* and then they'! make up their protested contest o: June 21. The protest make-up affair wil begin in Ihe last half of the slxtl | inning and the situation will be ! this: The Jaycees will be batting | with the score Vied av 2-2 with nt [one out. The Jaycees will have two i chances to untie the score and the Pet. '. Kllowatiers only one. .«H7 j In tlie June 21 game, the protest .58:1: developed when the umpire ruled .573) that Sonny Lloyd he allowed only cj5'j } two bases when his hit to right Held "5-^! rolled uir the playing Held and 4<>;{, under a parked automobile. How- •j^g j ever, at the piolrst hearing the V>7 i league officials held that the Ark-Mo | righUielder kicked the ball In his I r-frort to make a catcli and the ball then rolled under the rar. They gave Lloyd a home run on Ihe .play and ordered the game re-played from the sixth inning on. Ark-.Mo l.os*-s Ark-Mo won Ihe June 21 game and thus hail a victory taken away trom them. In tonight's first game, Tom Ivey who last week dropped a 1-0 one-hit heartljreaker lo Erwin Jones and the Blytheville Molor Company Mo- lormen, Is expected to hurl for the W 64 64 53 53 53 46 4:( 40 Pet. .621 i tM .515 ' .505 .505 .151 j .110 i ' Sports Roundup Hucb Fiilltrtan. Jr. Tricky Bounce jives Pels 1-0 Win Over Crax By Joseph B. Kelley '.For Hu(h Fullerfon, Jr.) BOSTON, Aug. 9. (AP)—Where are the Czechs? That's what the tennis fathers at Longwood Cricket Club in Broolcline would like to know. •Five days ago we received the Informal entries of Jarasliv Drobny and Vladmh Cernik for the national doubles which begin Aug. 15," said Longwood President Jim Moss. "Since then we haven't heard a word. Ru.ysell Kingsman (vice president ol the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association) told IB he had heard from them from Europe. "Presumably they're on their way here but how or who is paying their way we don't know. "We hope, they haven't been picked up somewhere by their enemies." Recently in Switzerland Drobny outspokenly said he wasn't going back to hi: homeland while the pre.sent government was in control. BASS BAGS BOY—This .sizable bass [pulled Donnie Sellers into the Knrky Mount, N.C.. municipal lake, put the eight-yciir-old held onto Ins pole. Papa (A.J.) Sellers plugged in to bring boy, pole ;iml iish to dry lnd. Ninth Inning Rally Wins For All-Stars Pet. .61 a .505 .531 1 .455 ; Yesterday's Results A.HKKICAN I.KACtllE No games scheduled. NATION Al I.KAtiire St. Louis 3. Cincinnati 3. Brooklyn 2, New York 1. SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans 1. Atlanta 0 Nashville 8, Memphis 6 Little Rock 12, Chattanooga 0 Mobile 12, Birmingham 7 Fordmen with BlUy Haynes scheduled lo go for Owens. This will be Owens' last game of Ihe Reason as the Druggists will not participate In the [>ost-.sefi.son championship play- 7 . off next week. Only the four first ' j teams of the league will take part. • JK> The Kilownilers can start either Stewart Gurley or nilly Denton in their first, game but they must start Denton in the protest play-off as j he was pitching at the time of the rhubarb. The same applies lo the Jaycees who must start Harvey Dorris. Tomorrow night another make-up name will be played but this time ralned-out affairs between Blylhe- ville Molor and Ark-Mo and the Jaycees and Razorbacks. Regular Play Ends Thursday Thursday night Ihe league will close its regular schedule play with another twin-bill. J. P. Garrott. ChrisrBelkas And Gossett Win Tag Event ChrLs Belkn.s and Kddie Gossett grabbed the first Ux) falls last night, to take a lag match decision over Mickey B^rne.s and Floyd (Red) Byrri in the main event of the American Legion's wrestling bonus at Memorial Auditorium. A 59-pound weight advantage held by the Btlkas-Gossett team proved too much for Byrri and Barnes whc battled gallantly but for a losinz cause. Byrd anrf Barnes managed to salvage on!p one preliminary bout in the three-bout pro- gr>m. BeK'a-s showing much better form than in his past appearances here, teamed well with Gojvsett, a slow- moving but hard-hitting heavyweight. The match WR.S sparked by a hot argument between Byrd and BeJkas which .started in one of the preliminary txnUs and spread even to Byrd's partner, Belkas and Gossett fook the first fall in 31 minutes with Belkas defeating Barnes in 2V minutes with body 'lams and a pin anci then re- tiii-MMg fo defeat Byrri in four minutes in i\ir same manner. The second fall wa.s won by the same team in 20 minutes with Gassett eliminating Bartie.s in to minutes with a body smother and Bel- Today's Games AMERICAN I.KACUE All night games: Ne.w York at Boston Philadelphia* Washington St. Louis at Cleveland Chicago' at Detroit NATIONAL I>:A«.IIK Boston al New York (night) Brooklyn at Philadelphia (night) Cincinnati at St. Louis nighu Pittsburgh at Chicago SOUTHKKS LEAGUE All night games: Nashville at Memphis Little Rock at Chattanooga Mobile at. Birmingham New Orleans at Atlanta College All-Stars Work on Split-T; Backs Look Good CHICAGO. Aug. 9. IAP)— Coach The American Legion's Recreation League All-Stars came from behind to defeat tlie league champion First Methodist learn 22-21 in tlie league's second annual all-star "time nt Walker Park last night Trailing 21-10 aoinj; into the last half of the ninth frame, the All- Stars chased home three runs in a story-book finish to nose by the Methodists. Charles Bennett of I.uxoni, the third All-star hurler, wn.s credited with the win. For the All-Stars Bobby Talc was the big gun offensively with four hit.s in four times at b:it. Joe Bynum of Yavlii'O took second honors with two for four. Jackie Halstcad ltd the Methodists «t the plate with four hits in five trips and LaDon Gilbert and Bennie Hays each got two for four. Bobby Tnte opened on the hill tor the All-Stars and worked until the fifth when he was relieved by Leon Prlvctt of the Calvary Baptist team. league director, sa'id Yhat heV try-'j pr ' vcu worked until the seventh Ing to line-up a.i all-star team to wncn Bennett took over. Wayne Burnham started for the MethodlsLs but was relieved in the sixth by Bennie Hays who finished ! the game and was tagged with the loss. j 'rh« all-fttar.icla»Kfc ended play In the Legion's youth program for this year. The program was under the direction of Conch James Fisher of Blytheville High School. Flud Wilkinson's college all-stars were .reported clicking with hLs Oklahoma style Split T today as tAey headed for a secret practice tonight at Soldier Field. Meanwhile, at Grand Rapids, Minn,, the Philadelphia Eagles, who will aieet the All-Stars Friday night nt ^oldler Field, planned a light workout tonight, one tomorrow, and UKii; a warnuip Thursday night at •he Cliu-a?.t> field. Wilkinson wa.s reported pleaded with' the way several backs have a JiLs offense style. All exneJte-J to piay •More Tennis Fi-om Ncw[X)ii. R.I., where the :iOih Casino invitational tournament Is In progress, comes word the Davis Cup selection committee pondering whether a singles match Between champion Pancho Gonzales and Frankie Parker would be In order G^irzHle.s proteases to know nothing of the proposal which would determine which of the two >vould make the team. The repor has the pair booked for the speeia match Sunday after the tourna ment finals. i play the league champions on Frl- Ulay night. However, this game is i not definite, he said. The championship Shaughnessy play-off is set for. next week with the four first division teams battling for tlie league title. The standings: Teum ' W. 1. TVt. Ark-Mo Blytheville Motor Phillips Molor . . Sullivan-Nelson Jaycees Holland ! Owe'iis 0 2 9 3 9 4 9 \ ft 8 By The Associated A trick, double bounce broke up tight hurlers 1 duel in the Southern Association last night. It Rave Bill McDonald of New Orleans a 1-0 decision over Atlanta's Bill Kennedy. Each gave up only hree hits. By the viclory, ttie Pels continued their third place tie with the Mobile Bears. The Bear* pasted the pacesetting Birmingham Baroas, 10 to 7, o cut their lead to a game and a half over the Nashville Vols. The Vols broke their three-game losing ^treak by dusting off the Memphis Chicks, 7 to 6. and the Little Rock Travelers blanked the cellar-dwelling Chattanooga Lookouts 12 to 0. The crazy-acting ball did "s part n the first inning of the game at Atlanta. Two were oul and Pell Mel Rue was on first base. Dale Coogan hit, a weak one (hat should have been duck soup for Dave Williams. Atlanta second sacker. But the ball bounced to Williams' right and then to hi« left. Hitting him in the shoulder, it went into right field for a double, flue was raced home with the only score. Three of Mobile's 13 hits at Birmingham were homers b y George >efe Craig, former lytheville Gridder, oices Knoxvill* Job Knoxville, Trnn.. Au(. ». (AP> — Felt Cralf, a fullback Mi Te«- nrttrt feothaU Uam In the ear- y M'». his been signed »s an *•- <lslant leoiball eMth at SUlr Trrhnlral High School here. ('rait coached two yean at Bly- ihtvlJle and five years at Jonesboro. SKY Change of Pace—and Vocabulary Some coaches and managers we know might temper their tempers a bit. like Syl Apps, great center ice player for Ihe Toronto Leafs until his retirement a year ago. When Syl. a model father and citizen gets iv'ked at officials or his players on the Marlboro Juniors his strongest expletive is "by hum." Norm Van Brocklin, Harper Davis. George Guerre, Joe Geri George Taliaferro. Prank Tripncka and Jack Mitchell. Clearing off the desk—If New , York Yankee lefty E<! Ixjpat should Friday, they are ( heat , hp Rc d Sox here Wednesday, Travelers Get Smolko From Bears on Waivers LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 9-ttFi—The Little Rock Travelers yesterday acquired righthander Joe Smolko on waivers from the Mohile Bears. Smolko. one of the Southern he wil] be the first southpaw to accomplish the stunt this season. The Sox t'ave driven IS portsiders to cover. Only two of the wrong sided suvs beat the Sox last season. The Athletics' Lou'BrUsie did it twice and so rtid Cleveland's Gene Bearden. The latter did it for the second time in the playoff pame which »ave the Indiaiu the American League pennant. Remember? Association's best last year, has won 'son. two games and lost four this sea- LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER •>, Miles North ol BlvthtTill. Bos Office Opens it 6:45 Show Starts 7:30 It's estimated that the quantity f milk produced every 1 year In the Jnited Slates would Jill a. river .000 miles long, three feet deep nd 40 ':et wide. hubs. Bill Antonello «nd Wall loi'yn. Nashville's Carl Sawtski got only ne hit in four trips to the plate t Memphis, but that was a two-run lomer. Rocky (Sneeze) Krsnlch fcrt he Chicle attack, hitting live for ive—a home run, two doubles and wo singles. The • Little Rock Travelers stole. Ix bases at Chattanooga. Wajnie Blackburn swiped, three of them. Svery Traveler got r 1 least one safe low in the 15-hit assault. Hal Simpson clouted a round tripper. Six scattered blows were given up by Lou Lombarrto in IwlrUng the luuout. .BLVTMEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THtATPE. Show Start?, Weekday* 1:M pJt. Saturda) and Sunday: CoatinaoM showing from 1:OU p.m. Tuesday "BADLANDS OF DAKOTA" with Robert Stack, Ann Rutherford, and Richard I>ix Also ShorU Tuesday & Wednesday "FLYING TIGERS" with John Wa.rne, John Carroll, and Anni. L«e Also Shorts ^ Wednesday & Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "ROCKY" with Roddj McDivell "THE TREASURE OF SIERRA MADRE" with Humphrey Bojrart • nd Walter Huston Serial: "Cl-Men Never Forget" Chapter 10 .692' About 50.OCO.noO tons of Ice are 692 produced yearly In liDOO plants .400 throughout the United States. .385 .083 j The Kitten Knew Best Where to Beat the Heat . , -. , * f, i CHICAGO —OP)— Dut'ing Mangrum lakes 4-MroJce , wave a kitten *iuinned inln a nar- Lead in Tarn O'Shanter CHICAGO. Aug. 9- Wi — Lloyd Mangriim \vent nlier Ihe S3,3:)3 top Tain O'SImnter a 31- America I golf prize today with Tour-stroke lead over the field. Mangrum bla/.ed through the humid 95 degree heat and some S.iHW followers for n 37-33-10 third round yesterday and a three- quarters mark of 204. 12 strokes under pur. Sam Snenri. the year's leadinu money winner \vith $23,;>60. farted Ion 1 wo-over-pa r 7-4 for a tot a I 209 aHrr belne only one stroke behind Mn rig rum at. Ihe halfway mark. hook attached to long row space bel-weeii two bnildinps in suburban Glenn Ellyn. Its cries nt traded a crowd. When alt else (ailed, a ftrermm extricated the cal with pole. Two days later the kitten back In Ihe samp trap. A police- ninn. using the same tool, fished It out aRflJn. But wKhin 48 hours It was in the tipht spot apain. ChicT of Pollee Lee Brlcrton made a personal survey of the situation. He peered In the small openinp, felt a wool breeze on his face and called iff rrseiift work. The kitten, he decided. was in the nio^t cnmforlable RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today The Most Amazing Tarzan Thriller of Them All! 5*" kas (iereatmp Byrd in 10 minulr.s with an arm bar. In the two one-fall prHiimnnvy iKHits Gtxi>ctt elf rested Barnes in 10 minutes with a Japanese leg lock | anci Byrri won over Belka.s in 15 ; minutes with body slams and a pin. j place neighborhood. FISHERMEN AND HUNTERS * Here's Your Answer to Overnight Trips We have a House Truck fitted mil with three blinks and built-in (abintls mounted on a Chevrolet '/i -Ton chassis. The engine in the (ruck is new and (he tires are good. Also equipped wilh radio and THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Bni Office Opens at 7 Week Nljhls Show Slarls al 7:30 Matinee Salurd;i> A Sunday I .it £ p.m. wUh eonlinuons showing Tuesday MURK'S BARGAIN All rickets I LEX BARKER HERE'S SOMETHING EVERY FARMER SHOULD KNOW . . . BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. WILL REPAIR YOUR TRUCKS AND TRAILERS NOW ANM) LKT YOU PAY THIS FALL 1 . Warner News A; Short Wednesday &• 1'hursday "MISSISSIPPI RHYTHM" Kith .limmlp Davis Anri \*nln Ann Borg News (.' omefl y heater. $ 650 00 Langston-McWaters Buick Co. 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Tuesday "C A U G H T" with .lames Mason Also Shorls Wednesday X Thursday "KISS IN THE DARK" with David Nivrn and Jane \Vym;»n Also ShorU We've got the stuff to do the job right. Come down sometime and lei us show you why we can handle even the biggest (rucks and trailers. . .see the tremendous space, the complete line of new equipment. In addition, you'll find a complete selection of accessories for Carter and Nabors Trailers. Look for The South's Finest Service SAFE IN OUR HANDS BLYTHEVSLLE MOTOR CO South's finest Service Broadway & Chickasawba Phont 4422

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